Wednesday, October 4 - Saturday, October 7, 2017 | Myrtle Beach, SC

Geriatric Medicine Live Course

Register by September 6 to Save $100.

Improve care for your older patients and learn about common geriatric clinical problems, chronic diseases, and ways to improve quality of life. Further develop your adherence to evidence-based clinical guidelines in practice, effectively communicate diagnosis and treatment recommendations, and better construct strategies to diagnose, treat, and manage geriatric conditions.

Course Details


Earning CME Credit

Approved for up to 25 AAFP Prescribed credits; 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Credits include clinical procedural workshops. View CME credit statements»


Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Improve adherence to evidence-based clinical guidelines in practice.
  • Construct evidence-based strategies to diagnose, treat and manage common clinical conditions seen among the geriatric population.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with the patient to ensure that diagnosis and treatment recommendations are understood.
  • Recognize when to refer to, or consult with, other specialists to provide optimal patient care.

Topics

Attend Geriatric Medicine

Wednesday, October 4 - Saturday, October 7, 2017

Myrtle Beach, SC
Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

 
Early bird registration discount available through September 6, 2017.

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Registration Fees

AAFP Member
Early Bird    $795
Standard     $895

New Physicians
Early Bird     $745
Standard      $845

Student or Resident
Early Bird    $545
Standard     $645

Allied Health
Early Bird     $795
Standard      $895

Nonmember
Early Bird     $1,095
Standard      $1,195

 

  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia Medications
  • Anticoagulation Update
  • Billing, Coding and Payment Reform
  • Bladder Problems: Venus vs Mars
  • BPH and Prostate Update
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Colorectal Cancer Update
  • Depression, Anxiety and Phobias
  • Diabetes Update
  • The Elder Athlete and Exercise
  • End-of-Life Care
  • Functional Disabilities: Eyes and Ears
  • Geriatric Polypharmacology
  • Geriatric Sexuality
  • GI Issues in the Geriatric Population
  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertension Update
  • Immunizations Update
  • Menopause / Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Nutrition Supplements and Diets
  • Oral Health and Oral Cancers
  • Osteoporosis
  • Out of Office Care
  • Parkinson’s Update
  • Sleep Disorders  
  • Statins: Yes or No
  • Stroke and TIA

Note: Topics are subject to change.


Event Schedule

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 : 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Registration / Breakfast Provided
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 : 7:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 : 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 : 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, October 5, 2017
 
Thursday, October 5, 2017 : 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Thursday, October 5, 2017 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, October 5, 2017 : 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Thursday, October 5, 2017 : 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.Clinical Procedural Workshops*
Friday, October 6, 2017
 
Friday, October 6, 2017 : 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Friday, October 6, 2017 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Friday, October 6, 2017 : 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Friday, October 6, 2017 : 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.Clinical Procedural Workshops*
Saturday, October 7, 2017  
Saturday, October 7, 2017 : 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast Provided
Saturday, October 7, 2017 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.General Sessions
Saturday, October 7, 2017 : 12:00 p.m.Course Adjourn

*Separate registration and fee required.
Note: Times are subject to change.


Clinical Procedural Workshops

Topics with times will be available soon. Registrants will be notified when workshops are available to register. Separate registration and fee required to attend a workshop. Seats are limited and are only available to course registrants.


Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the syllabus and other on-site resources one week before the course. A hard copy of the syllabus may be purchased for $60 when registering for the course. A limited number of syllabuses will be available for purchase on site. Additional information will be provided by email after you register.


Hotel Information

The following hotel is available for accommodations during this course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay.

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes
8400 Costa Verde Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Phone: (800) 228-9290

Rate: $164 Single/Double Occupancy 
+ $10 Daily Resort Fee
+ current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- September 6, 2017

AAFP CME Courses in Myrtle Beach, SC

Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP.

About Hotel Reservations
  • Reservations made after September 6, 2017, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes guarantees reservation by credit card. Card cards will not be charged prior to the scheduled arrival date.
  • Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 24 hours prior to arrival date.

CME Credit Statement

This live activity, Geriatric Medicine, with a beginning date of October 4, 2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
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